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I Know Someone With Breast Cancer

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    I Know Someone Who Died of Breast Cancer

    She was a close friend of mine that I had known for years.  She developed breast cancer last year.  She refused to go to a doctor even though she knew something was wrong because she did not have insurance.  She kept it a secret for who knows how long.  She was very...
    haydenrules haydenrules 31-35, F Feb 5, 2009

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    Trying To Keep A Positive Attitude

    My wife was recently diagnosed with stage 0 DCIS. There appear to be multiple sites. She is dreading having her breast removed.  I'm trying to be supportive and reassure her that the main objective is to get cured, and then we can worry about the cosmetic aspect of it.  She...
    JAGandVSfan JAGandVSfan 46-50, M Dec 6, 2012

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    Cancer Sucks!

    My mom was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and cannot have chemo/radiation due to heart disease
    Glassgrrl Glassgrrl 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2012

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    A Great Woman Passed Tonight

    She started with breast cancer. He had a young son and was hoping for another child. During her chemo and radiation (despite what the dr said) she became pregnant with litterally a miracle child. She stopped her chemo and radiation until her little girl was born. For 5 years...
    sasha0309 sasha0309 36-40, F Dec 31, 2012

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    Love Can Move Mountains....

    If you're part of this group and reading this, it's probably because you, or someone close to you is currently dealing with breast cancer, and I hope the following will give you some hope. My best friend was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer a few years ago. She had skipped...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 2, 2013

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    My Mum

    I lost my mother in 1984, due to breast cancer. When she told us, she had it in 1974, it was hard to take and we thought we would loose her soon. Now I have found out, that one of my other relatives has it and she has been going on for about 10 years. I keep praying, that...
    silentviper69 silentviper69 61-65, M 2 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    Well I Did :(

    It was my Aunt and sadly she did not survive.
    shadow1013 shadow1013 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2010

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    My Mom Has Cancer, And I Didn't Take It So Great

    My mom was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in July. I'm sixteen, and seeing her so week, so helpless, so depressed is like hell. Everyday its something new, her hair falling out, her fingernails falling out, the weight just melting off of her. It is doctor appointment...
    Dreamer413 Dreamer413 16-17 Dec 20, 2012

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    My Badass Sister!!

    It is breast cancer awareness month and this is a dedication to my sister. It has been a couple months now that my sister found out that she has breast cancer. It has been very hard for her but she is doing so AWESOME!! She has her bad days and her good days. In the next couple...
    CopperBlaze CopperBlaze 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I know someone with hpv in wants to know how to feel and how can't she get rid of it
    staceysta staceysta 16-17, F Jul 18

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    We were told today... I guess it was yesterday now, that my dad has cancer. They found tumors on his lungs and aren't sure where its originating from. Tomorrow, or today...
    NotBadForAYankeeGirl NotBadForAYankeeGirl 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    My gf has cancer most likely she won't make it but I'm hoping she will were in a long distance relation ship close to the second year both of us 16 and we can't really meet and if...
    hatglovesocks hatglovesocks 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Does anyone have experience battling with cancer? Especially, uterian papillary serous carcinoma? What are your thoughts on chemotherapy? Any thought on homeopathic therapy?
    cricketfly cricketfly 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've known him only for a short time. I won't say his name cuz he probably doesn't want me to share it. But he was picked on for it when he was in school. And when I heard his...
    BloodRedDarkness1 BloodRedDarkness1 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    ...a friend of mine has AIDS. He was given about one year to live....*sighs*
    perpetualThinker perpetualThinker 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    my 43 year old daughter is in the process of dealing with breast cancer. She noticed a lump in her breast, but was probably in denial and didn't get it checked right away. When...
    RecLucy RecLucy 56-60, F Jul 12

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    I've always supported breast cancer awareness but now I have breast cancer. I'm staying really positive and have a lot of support from friends and family. The treatment is hell and...
    here444you here444you 41-45, F Jul 13

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    My sister in law has cancer. It is stage 3 brain cancer and she is 24. The life span after diagnosis, with treatment, is 18 months. We are at about 6 months. The doctors gave her 6...
    Marie090 Marie090 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 2

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    Hoping to make new friends to support me with my journey! Only found out today and they said it is treatable. Told them not to tell me too much as it makes me scared to hell. So...
    TreeHuggingHippie000 TreeHuggingHippie000 41-45, F 10 Responses Jul 1

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    I am not married, not yet, but hope to be in the near future. My boyfriend is a retired infantry soldier who served two tours in Iraq. I have only known him since he was retired...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    My brother. I think this is his 5th time to. When he was 13 he slit his wrists and then developped a nerve condition. When he was 15 he locked himself in his room with a gun but...
    QuinnStew QuinnStew 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I was a straight woman who fell in love with a lesbian BPD almost 2 years ago, deeply and madly in love. Last spring, she "needed space," announcing this days before an...
    Dim485 Dim485 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    Well my good guy friend kinda told me. Well his friend told me. On his phone. I honestly don't know if it's a prank or not. Idk IM SO CONFUSED. My school is known to play pranks...
    Everystormends Everystormends 13-15, F Jul 1

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    My boyfriend and I have been together since high school. When we started dating he wasn't diagnosed yet, in fact, my mother was the first person that suggested that he might see...
    nscott09 nscott09 22-25, F Jul 2

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    My step-brothers and I bestfriend Joe 💔 this is going to bring me to tears but first let me tell you little bit about Joseph .. Joe is really funny , he's tall ( 6'7 ) , he's...
    Dallycee Dallycee 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    My name is irrelevant. My husband and I have a long history together. We met 15 years ago, as kids. He was my soul mate. Because of past drama with me I didn't act and he knew and...
    needjhim14 needjhim14 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I'm sick of people joking about OCD unless you have it or lived with someone suffering from it you have no idea what the hell you are talking about... Ultimately this coupling...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    This is a weird piece in my history.... I vaguely recall my late father going on about a cousin of his who killed himself by sticking a pillow case/ slip or whatever, over his...
    cpthaddock cpthaddock 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    Yup I do. She knows how to keep me smiling all day long regardless of how silly the day might be.
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I know a few but today when I got home after a somehow emotional day. I was taking a break from studying and talking to a friend of mine in Australia then I could see,call waiting...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    um fine with it .... i know the feel
    Thepainlover Thepainlover 22-25, M Jul 16

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    "She will not come out of her room" her mother cried to me on the other end of the phone that fate full day so many years ago...... A month before this sad day....seeing how...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I read on here that their husbands show excessive anger. But mine shows it passive aggressively any one else getting emotionally beat up? Lied to by omission? Sugar coated insults...
    jjflygirl1 jjflygirl1 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Any males with Aspergers find confrontation extremely difficult? Do you shut down and stop talking for days?
    pingpinky pingpinky 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The husband started taking Atripla on Tuesday evening. This makes the diagnosis undeniably real. Of course this kind of scares me, but is undeniably a good thing. I honestly didn't...
    ShaeDM ShaeDM 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    My husbands having a bad night... Even asked to go to the va! But we have no way of getting there and he doesn't want me to call an ambulance. Our car is busted, and we are staying...
    RebeccaReynolds RebeccaReynolds 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    My partner is making me beyond fat...He brings me so much food.. I love how happy it makes him to watch me eat..I feel very loved too..
    bigtimms bigtimms 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    His name is kirkles he's been giving me advice he's a best friend thank you kirkles
    TheGuyThatsBritish TheGuyThatsBritish 18-21, M Jul 23

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    On EP he was my friend and I was helping him stop cutting I knew that he committed suicide yesterday . It was horrible .he posted a suicide letter when he was ding and after that...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Me and my boyfriend and my kids suffer asd
    prettybum prettybum 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I used to have a gf who would seek me out, ask me out then dump me like a week later-wash, rinse, repeat. Anyway, I found other signs of her having it besides what I just put above...
    ninathecat ninathecat 31-35 1 Response Jul 9

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    please, please, message me.
    cloakedgarden cloakedgarden 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Anyone looking for a feeder I would be glad to help
    lovemybelly lovemybelly 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    Willing to trade if you think your girl can compete. Mine is 27. Olive skin. 36C. Skinny.
    Coldukelacrosse Coldukelacrosse 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer about two days ago. I thought we caught it early, but today on top of having two lumps in her breast they found another one. The doctor says...
    boomkimchaloy boomkimchaloy 18-21, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I get into these relationships that seem to be going really well and then it's like as soon as we get serious, everything goes wrong. I live with my boyfriend who I've been with...
    Christuh Christuh 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Pink - Raise Your GlassThis song makes me think of my sister, who died from complications of breast cancer. A bit before she passed, she showed me a video of this song done by...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 Jul 11

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    My mom died on September 4, 2013 from stage 5 breast cancer... It was during my first semester of college, and I didn't even have the chance to come home to visit her. My first...
    babybird05 babybird05 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5